Does the best COVID defense come from vaccines or prior infection?
A recent study out of South Africa indicates that the Omicron variant has a “substantial ability to evade immunity from prior infection.” Researchers do not yet have clarity on whether the Omicron variant can also evade vaccine-induced natural immunity. Natural immunity is the protection a person gains from a virus after already being infected by…
What is a prop gun? Alec Baldwin’s ‘Rust’ movie set turns deadly
All eyes are on actor Alec Baldwin after authorities say he shot and killed a cinematographer, and injured another crew member on a Sante Fe, New Mexico movie set Thursday. Baldwin was using a prop gun during the filming of a scene of the western film ‘Rust’. Authorities say cinematographer Haylna Hutchins was killed and…
Haitian migrants travel thousands of extra miles for American asylum. Here’s why.
Thousands of Haitian migrants are gathered in Del Rio, Texas, hoping to be processed by Border Control and gain asylum in the United States. The trip to the border is demanding and dangerous. The most direct route from Haiti to the US would involve a boat ride to one of Florida’s ports, but many Haitian…
Spending more on gas? Why OPEC may be to blame.
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Companies (OPEC) and its allies are expected to increase oil production. The move will help stabilize gas prices and spending at the pump.
All eyes on Geneva: Top trending moments from Biden, Putin summit
It wasn’t a hugfest or a slugfest, but the Biden-Putin summit had the world talking. Most of it serious. Some, not so much. Here’s a look at the top trending moments. For more on the key summit issues, click here
VP Harris hosts bipartisan, all-female dinner at Naval Observatory
Vice President Kamala Harris invited all 24 female Senators to the Naval Observatory for a tasty, bipartisan dinner.
Straight To It: Gwen’s quick hit headlines for June 10
Gwen and the team reported on: First Lady Dr. Jill Biden sporting a special jacket in the United Kingdom POTUS and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson signing a new Atlantic Charter Consumer prices for everyday goods rising sharply
STRAIGHT TO IT: Today’s quick hit headlines
What a busy start to the week. Let’s get “Straight To It.” Here are links to the stories above: VP Harris in Guatemala Jimmie’s “Cash For Immigration” explainer First new Alzheimer’s treatment in 18 years DOJ gets back cyberattack ransom Bezos to the moon